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February 23rd

Burleson High School

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Student Needs

We have a limited supply of items for students in need, such as: hygiene items, blankets, backpacks, school supplies, and food. Please have your student visit with their house counselor, principal or Mr. Brown for more information.

πŸ“£πŸ“£πŸ“£ BHS Cheerleader Tryout Information πŸ“£πŸ“£πŸ“£

If you are interested in becoming a Cheerleader for Burleson HS for the 2020-2021 school year, you need this information!!!


There will be a mandatory parent meeting on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at Burleson High School upstairs in the Communal Learning Center at 6:00 pm. Tryout packets will be given out at this meeting along with information on how to fill them out and when they will be due.


You will not be eligible to tryout for cheerleading if you and a parent/guardian do not attend this meeting. Tryout packets will only be given out at this meeting.


**Cheerleading costs for a new cheerleaders range from $1000 to $1500. A $500 deposit will be due at our uniform fitting on March 31 and all monies are due by Friday, May 22, 2020 to maintain eligibility and attend cheer camp. No exceptions.


Tryout clinic will be March 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th, in the BHS JV gym from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. Tryouts will be held on Friday, March 13 in the JV gym.


Please contact Coach Amy Chavers at amy.chavers@bisdmail.net if you have any questions. CHEERS! *\o/*

πŸ”΄βš«πŸ”΄ Elk Family Celebrations πŸ”΄βš«πŸ”΄

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Last week Noah Teer traveled to San Antonio to audition for the All-State Band. After an extensive process he was named the top 5A trumpet in the state! Congratulations Noah, we are so proud of you!
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The four member BISD AFJROTC Marksmanship Team, Ernest Martinez, Robert Kelley, Emily Shafer, and Madison Landers, won the American Legion Postal Competition State Championship in the Sporter Category. Ernest Martinez won the State Champion Sporter Shooter in this same event.


In a separate Service Championship, they placed 16th overall in the nation, putting them in the Top 15% Air Force JROTC Sporter teams in the country.

Yearbooks are still on sale! We will be accepting orders through April. Go to balfour.com, or click the red button below, to reserve your copy of the 2020 BHS yearbook today.
Burleson High School Balfour Site

Need to purchase your Senior Ad or yearbook? Click the button and you will be redirected to our BHS Balfour site.

If you miss Balfour at school, you need to order at balfour.com ASAP to avoid a late fee.

πŸ”΄ ⚫ πŸ”΄ College & Career Ready Elks πŸ”΄ ⚫ πŸ”΄

UPCOMING DATES

2/27/20 TSI Testing at BHS Sign-up here

3/12/20 TSI Testing at BHS Sign-up here

4/26/20 TSI Testing at BHS Sign-up here


RESOURCES

College Scorecard that students and families can use to compare college costs and outcomes

College Readiness Website

Go Center Website

SAT/ACT Waiver Request

Apply Texas and Common Application


SCHOLARSHIP SPOTLIGHT


This link will take you to a pdf of all the scholarships that the district has information on. They are all organized by due date. The ones highlighted in teal are local scholarships.


I know searching for scholarships can get overwhelming. Start by exploring the pdf and to making a list of the ones you potentially qualify for and then make a schedule or set a goal to complete a certain number of applications a week. Some students try to do one a week and some try to do more; it kind of depends on the types of scholarships they are filling out.


Make sure you check the College & Career Twitter page for new scholarships!


TO-DOs

Seniors

  • Complete FAFSA
  • Send SAT/ACT to colleges
  • Apply to at least 3 colleges (most deadlines are before Thanksgiving)
  • Send transcripts to colleges (link here)
  • Begin applying for Scholarships (ideally, 4-5 per week)


Juniors

  • Sign up to take SAT/ACT in fall 2019 or spring 2020
  • Take SAT/ACT again over summer and/or Aug./Sept. of senior year
  • Identify at least 5 colleges where you’d want to apply and figure out admission requirements
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Dual Credit

DEADLINES


If you have any questions about dual credit, please email Mrs. Houk at khouk@bisdmail.net


National Honor Society

UPCOMING DATES

  • 3/4/20 March Meeting at 8:15 in the BHS Library
  • 3/13/20 Senior Scholarship Applications Due
  • 4/1/20 April Meeting at 8:15 in the BHS Library
  • 4/14/20 NHS Induction
  • 4/17/20 Powder Puff Applications Due



Don’t forget to check with Ms. Essex about PASS dates.

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Burleson High School Calendar

Want to stay up-to-date on all #Elk Family events? Click the button to be redirected to the Burleson High School Calendar.